Judge Elbert P. Tuttle
Judge Elbert Parr Tuttle, Sr.
Born July 17, 1897, Pasadena, California
Died June 23, 1996, Atlanta, Georgia
Federal Judicial Service:
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
Nominated by Dwight D. Eisenhower on July 7, 1954, to a new seat created by 68 Stat. 871; Confirmed by the Senate on August 3, 1954, and received commission on August 4, 1954. Served as chief judge, 1960-1967. Assumed Senior Status on June 1, 1968. Service transferred on October 1, 1981, to the new Eleventh Circuit.
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit
Transferred October 1, 1981; Service terminated on June 23, 1996, upon his death.
Cornell University, A.B., 1918
Cornell Law School, LL.B., 1923
U.S. Army Air Service, 1918-1919
Private Practice, Atlanta, Georgia, 1923-1953
U.S. Army Colonel, 1941-1946
General Counsel, U.S. Treasury Department, 1953-1954